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Full-Time Faculty Adjunct Faculty John Buhta Assistant Corporation Counsel, New York City Law Department Teaches: Clinic - Municipal Litigation: NYC Law Department Lauren Burke Co-Founder & Director, Atlas:DIY Teaches: Clinic - Immigrant Youth Law Sidney Cherubin Attorney, The Family Center ExperienceSupervising Attorney, Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project Teaches: Clinic - New York Civil Court Consumer Law Externship Kevan Cleary Senior Trial Counsel, Civil Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York. Teaches: Clinic - Civil Practice Externship Judge Matthew D'Emic Justice, New York State Supreme Court, Kings County Teaches: Clinic - Judicial Clerkship Externship Ralph G. De Palma III Of Counsel, Rayner Rowe LLP Teaches: Clinic - Civil Practice Externship, Entertainment Law Scott Dunn Assistant U.S. Attorney & Chief, Immigration Unit, U.S. District Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York Teaches: Clinic - Federal Civil Litigation USAO EDNY Division Immigration Unit Mary Jo Eyster Mary Jo Eyster has been active in mediating disputes in the New York State Civil Court and the Safe Horizon Community Mediation Center, and in schools. Eyster is also a mentor for mediators in training.Teaches: Clinic - Consumer Counseling and Bankruptcy Glenn Garber Managing Attorney, Glenn A. Garber, P.C. Teaches: Clinic - BLS/EXI Innocence, Wrongful Convictions Seminar Susan Halatyn Assistant Corporation Counsel/Senior Counsel, New York City Law Department Teaches: Clinic - Federal Civil Litigation NYC Law Department Karen Hennigan Judge Advocate, United States Air Force ReserveSpecial Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York, Victim Cases, Asset Forfeiture Unit Teaches: Clinic - Military Legal Practice Jan Hoth Lead Appellate Counsel, Center for Appellate Litigation Teaches: Clinic - Criminal Appeals Defense Jonathan M. Kirshbaum Senior Appellate Counsel, Center for Appellate Litigation Teaches: Advanced Federal Courts Colloquium, Clinic - Criminal Appeals Defense Lauren Kosseff Partner, Aljijakli and Kosseff, LLC Teaches: Clinic - Safe Harbor Jane Landry-Reyes Senior Staff Attorney, South Brooklyn Legal Services, Housing Unit Teaches: Clinic - Elder Rights Dierdre Lok General Counsel, Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention Teaches: Clinic - Elder Rights Glenn D. Magpantay Staff Attorney, Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund Teaches: Clinic - Civil Practice Externship, Race and the Law Mark Merriman Partner, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC Teaches: Clinic - Civil Practice Deborah L. Morse Assistant District Attorney, Appeals Bureau, Manhattan District Attorney’s Office Patricia Notopolous Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York Teaches: Clinic - Prosecutors: U.S. Attorney, EDNY Laurie Parise Founder and Executive Director, Youth Represent Teaches: Clinic - Youth Reentry and Legal Services Clinic Carolyn Pokorny Assistant U.S. Attorney & Chief, Narcotics Unit, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York. Teaches: Clinic - Prosecutors: U.S. Attorney, EDNY Lewis Polishook Chief Counsel, Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York, Real Estate Finance Bureau Teaches: Clinic - Economic Justice at the Attorney General's Office: a Practical Introduction Christopher Portelli Senior Staff Attorney, NYLAG Director, Economic Justice Clinic Co-Director, Project FAIR Teaches: Clinic - Economic Justice: NYLAG Public Benefits Rebecca Price Mediator, NYC Family Court Mediation ProgramTeaches: Basic Mediation for Law Students, Clinic - Mediation Jody Ratner Senior Appellate Attorney, Center for Appellate Litigation Teaches: Clinic - Criminal Appeals Defense Andrew Rauchberg Assistant Corporate Counsel, New York City Law Department. Teaches: Clinic - Municipal Litigation: NYC Law Department Bridget Regan Teaches: Clinic - Mediation, Mediation Intensive Workshop Elaine S. Reiss General Counsel, Environmental Simulation Center. Teaches: Clinic - Civil Practice Externship Ramon E. Reyes Jr. U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York. Teaches: Clinic - Judicial Clerkship Externship Diana Sen Senior Counsel, LatinoJustice PRLDEFTeaches: Clinic - Civil Practice Externship Karen Simmons Executive Director, The Children's Law Center Teaches: Clinic - Children's Law Center Elizabeth S. Stong U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of New York Teaches: Clinic - Judicial Clerkship Externship Joy A. Weber Executive Director of Regulatory Affairs, UBS Financial Services, Inc., Legal Department Teaches: Clinic - Civil Practice Externship Michelle Weston Associate Justice, Appellate Term, Supreme Court of the State of New York, 2nd and 11th Judicial Districts Teaches: Clinic - Judicial Clerkship Externship Camille Zentner Senior Staff Attorney, Public Benefits Unit, NYLAG Teaches: Clinic - Economic Justice: NYLAG Public Benefits Experience Prof. David Reiss’s Community Development Clinic. 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